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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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The damage caused to Pertemps Daventry when a drunk driver collided with the offices on Boxing Day

Offices of Daventry recruitment firm re-open for business four months after drunk-driver smashed into shopfront on Boxing Day

A recruitment company's Daventry offices re-opened for business this week four months after a drunk driver crashed into the shopfront on Boxing Day.
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REVEALED: 66 lost and forgotten pubs from days gone by in Northamptonshire

It might only be the first day of the working week, but that hasn’t stopped many of us counting down the minutes until pub o’clock.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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FULL LIST: Toys R Us announce FINAL closing dates for all shops including Northampton’s

Toys R Us have today confirmed the date it will close its last remaining shops, including its two Northampton outlets.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

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Automated vehicles and machinery could replace all manual tasks in the 2030s.

Jobs in Northamptonshire most threatened by robots, research suggests

Northamptonshire is the county most threatened by automation in the UK, according to research by think-tank Localis in collaboration with Sky News.
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Price hikes listed: All the prices & charges being increased from April

While wages can often be sat at the same level for years on end, sadly the same can’t be said about prices and charges.

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Why deleting your Facebook account could cause you problems

Following the internet-shaking news that Cambridge Analytica “harvested” the data of 50 million Facebook users, many users of the social network are now considering deleting their accounts.

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VIDEO: Lick my face! Sugar-smiths can now make YOUR face into a giant lolly

hh Forget chocolate eggs this Easter, now you can get your face made into a lolly in the ultimate confectionary personalisation.

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The Poundland advert in question

‘Disturbing’ Poundland Easter advert featuring bunny being branded divides Twitter

An Easter advert featuring a bunny being branded by a chick went viral after it ignited a heated row on Twitter.

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Major Northamptonshire road blocked after four-vehicle crash

Slow traffic is being reported on a major 'A' road in Northamptonshire as emergency services clear debris from the highway

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The DIY SOS team

BBC’s DIY SOS appeal for homeowners to take part in series

Are you a homeowner who requires major building work to your property?

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Paternity rights: Give working dads 12 weeks parental leave and help close gender pay gap

Paternity rights: Give working dads 12 weeks parental leave and help close gender pay gap

Working fathers desperate to spend more time with their children are being failed by current policies, according to a parliamentary committee which is calling for men to be given 12 weeks of paternity leave.

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Jobs at risk at Carpetright as retailer eyes store closures

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60 million.

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Martin Morrell, AKA, Mr Pothole, served the county council with a legal notice to fix the Halse to Greatworth road and the Welsh Lane route from Crowfield to the A43 roundabout.

SPECIAL REPORT: Combined length of unsafe roads in Northamptonshire would stretch from here to Liverpool

Nearly 155 miles in of pothole-riddled roads in Northamptonshire are in urgent need of repair,  according to new research.
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